Fortitude Valley

Man charged over Fortitude Valley balcony fall

Qld police

Kristian Silva A 28-year-old man will face court over an incident where a 45-year-old fell from an apartment balcony in Fortitude Valley.

'Suspicious' powder causes evacuation of Fortitude Valley police station

Qld police

Kristian Silva Fortitude Valley’s police station was evacuated on Sunday after a “suspicious” white powder was taken into the building by officers.

Fortitude Valley facelift complete

The Brunswick Street Mall - pictured here before its facelift - has been revamped.

Kim Stephens The six-month transformation of Brunswick Street Mall from grungy entertainer to, it is hoped, upmarket inner city daytime destination is complete.

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Woman in hospital after Fortitude Valley alleged rape

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A woman was taken to hospital after allegedly being raped in Fortitude Valley on Monday morning.

Man stabbed in Fortitude Valley brawl

Kim Stephens A 20-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach during a brawl in Fortitude Valley’s nightclub precinct.

Pods to be at heart of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley regeneration

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has revealed its upmarket vision for the revitalised Brunswick Street Mall, which is set to transform the grungy Fortitude Valley icon.

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Fortitude Valley nightclub bikie stabbing: Man charged with attempted murder


KIm Stephens An associate of the Bandidos bikie gang has been remanded in custody after allegedly stabbing two men in a Brisbane nightclub.

Brisbane storms: swift water rescues as flooding hits city

A palm tree burns at Slacks Creek during a storm that rolled across Brisbane on Wednesday.

Several swift water rescues underway after severe afternoon storm.

Brisbane weather: More storms possible as city mops up

Flooding at Constance Street, Fortitude Valley.

Staff reporters Southeast Queensland could be hit with more storms on Thursday, as the region mops up from a dramatic storm on Wednesday which caused flash flooding, traffic chaos and left thousands without power.

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Police turn to historic firebombing to prosecute Gable Tostee for murder

Gable Tostee.

Kristian Silva Police to use same legal argument that led to two murder convictions for Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing.

Queensland man with critical injuries after 'suspicious' fall in Valley


A man is in a critical condition after falling from an apartment balcony in Brisbane under circumstances detectives describe as suspicious.

Roma pub decimated by fire

The Royal Hotel, Roma being tended to by fire crews.

Robert Burgin Roma's Royal Hotel has suffered extensive damage after catching ablaze as football supporters gathered to watch the rugby league Four Nations final.

Brisbane trains delayed by power failure on Ferny Grove line

Campbell Newman says Brisbane's train service has improved since he became premier.

Kristian Silva Hour-long delays expected with commuters moved to buses.

Brisbane coma victim reunited with caring hospital nurse

Nurse Chris Goodall (left) and former patient James Aitken reunited at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

Kristian Silva Intensive-care unit nurse Chris Goodall can spend 11 hours a day with patients who have no idea he is even there.

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BCC to spend $250,000 on Queen Street Mall rethink

Kim Stephens They admit it ain't broke but Brisbane City Council will spend $250,000 this year to fix Queen Street Mall.

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BCC future fund profiting well, but so is chairman

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Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council's so-called "future fund" returned a $26 million profit last financial year, largely through its commercial property investment portfolio, the Lord Mayor has announced.

Brisbane 24-hour health food cafe Liquefy to expand nationally

David Dowd at his 24-hour Liquefy cafe at Mt Gravatt.

Natascha Mirosch Less than two weeks after opening, a 24/7 health food cafe is set to go national.

Police charge two in 40-year cold case murder


Kim Stephens Police have arrested two men on suspicion of the 40-year-old cold case murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two daughters Leanne and Vicky.

Brisbane's Howard Smith Wharves developer chosen

Artist's impression of the Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment.

Kristian Silva Plans for luxury hotel, restaurants around the Story Bridge move a step closer.

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G20 Brisbane: bus services affected

Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Wednesday 3rd August, 2011.
Brisbane. Buses. Bus. Bus lane. Public transport. Brisbane City Council bus. Transport.

Kristian Silva Passengers on Brisbane's bus network have been told to expect delays and to be prepared to walk longer distances during the G20 long weekend